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“Because It’s 2015” – Canadian PM Justin Trudeau’s Reason For Needing Gender Equality

“Because It’s 2015” – Canadian PM Justin Trudeau’s Reason For Needing Gender Equality

By Charlotte Anderson Justin Trudeau – the Prime Minister of Canada, self-declared feminist, boxing champion and the socialist wet dream for many young ‘bleeding heart liberals’, as my dad likes […]

Causes, Politics

Why The Global Sustainable Dev’t Goals Just Adopted By World Leaders Is A Feminist Win

Why The Global Sustainable Dev’t Goals Just Adopted By World Leaders Is A Feminist Win

In a nutshell, a group of world leaders just voted “YES” to adopting a new set of global sustainable development goals which will see an increase on the focus on […]

Girl on a Mission, Politics

These 2 Nepalese Girls Organized A Charity Race To Champion The Cause Of Equality

These 2 Nepalese Girls Organized A Charity Race To Champion The Cause Of Equality

If you aren’t already familiar with the organization She’s The First, you’re about to be. They are a non-profit which advocates for the education of girls in developing countries by […]

Politics

If You Think Feminism Is Pointless, Hear Why The Members Of Pussy Riot Still Fight For It

If You Think Feminism Is Pointless, Hear Why The Members Of Pussy Riot Still Fight For It

For those of us living in our comfortable, Western surroundings, is easy to trample on the feminist agenda thinking it is “outdated” or not needed anymore. There is a dangerous […]

Politics

For The First Time In History, Women In Saudi Arabia Are Registering To Vote!

For The First Time In History, Women In Saudi Arabia Are Registering To Vote!

First up, this is awesome, historical news! But secondly, there are some important details we have to discuss so all our readers understand this fight for equality isn’t over just […]

Politics

Men Are Banned From This Kenyan Village To Protect Women From Sexual Violence

Men Are Banned From This Kenyan Village To Protect Women From Sexual Violence

Now this is a story worth telling! There is a village in Northern Kenya called Umoja, located in the grasslands and Samburu, which is unlike any other village in the […]

Politics

Malawian Chief Annuls 300 Child Marriages, Sends Them To School, Gets It Done!

Malawian Chief Annuls 300 Child Marriages, Sends Them To School, Gets It Done!

Earlier this year, it was estimated that the African nation of Malawi had the highest rate of child marriages happening in the world. In April of this year, the same […]

Politics

History Made In Afghanistan With The Nomination Of The 1st Female Supreme Court Judge

History Made In Afghanistan With The Nomination Of The 1st Female Supreme Court Judge

Now this is democracy in action! Ever since the Taliban rule ended in Afghanistan and a democratic government was set up after the war with the help of US intervention, […]

Politics

‘Jewels Of Allah’ Book Shares Untold Stories Of Iranian Women During The Revolution

‘Jewels Of Allah’ Book Shares Untold Stories Of Iranian Women During The Revolution

We are avid readers here at team GTHQ and love to get stuck into a book written by or about women from around the world. So when we heard about […]

Politics

Nepal Police Teaching Women Self Defense Classes To Protect Against Sexual Assault

Nepal Police Teaching Women Self Defense Classes To Protect Against Sexual Assault

The April 25 and May 12 earthquakes in Nepal not only devastated the country and its inhabitants, but sent tremors around the world to the impact of these natural disasters. […]

Politics, Sports

Female Motorcyclists Breaking Cultural Taboo In The Middle East

Female Motorcyclists Breaking Cultural Taboo In The Middle East

When we think of women in the Middle East, there is this dominant narrative that says they are all oppressed and all look the same. The mainstream media paints a […]

Politics

Mass Protests Sweep Argentina Condemning Violence Against Women

Mass Protests Sweep Argentina Condemning Violence Against Women

Over the past week hundreds of thousands of Argentinians have taken to the streets across the country to protest against gender violence that is rampant in the country. The protests […]

Politics

Meet Lisa Hanna: The Young Politician Championing Repro Rights For Women In Jamaica

Meet Lisa Hanna: The Young Politician Championing Repro Rights For Women In Jamaica

Lisa Hanna is our latest Woman Crush! Not because she happens to be stunningly gorgeous but because of her fierce passion for the issues surrounding women, girls and children. Here’s […]

Politics

Female Rap Duo BomBaebs Tackle Rape, Misogyny & The Culture Of Shame In India

Female Rap Duo BomBaebs Tackle Rape, Misogyny & The Culture Of Shame In India

India, a country with 1.2 billion people is considered the largest democracy in the world. The federal elections in early 2014 where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was elected has been […]

Politics

Sweden’s Feminist Initiative Political Party Looks To Be Taking Root Across Europe

Sweden’s Feminist Initiative Political Party Looks To Be Taking Root Across Europe

When you look at how women’s issues are dealt with in politics throughout history, they are often portrayed as something separate or not as important as the big ticket items […]